Kumon Educational UK
19 Mar 2017
18 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Paralegal - Southgate, moving to Ealing Broadway

Hours of Work: Monday - Friday, 9am - 5pm

Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum

Kumon is a world-renowned supplementary education provider offering maths and English study programmes for children of all ages and abilities. There are currently over 70,000 students studying at 680 franchised study centres across the UK and Ireland.

Kumon is currently looking for anexperienced Paralegal who is German qualified, to work 35 hours per week, taking responsibility for all Kumon Europe and Africa ("KEA") legal matters relating, but not limited to, Franchise Agreements, commercial contracts, defending and issuing claims, Data Protection Compliance, Intellectual Property, Commercial Property, Child Protection and Safeguarding, Health and Safety and other ad hoc legal matters.

The role involves:

  • To play a key role in the development and international expansion of Kumon Europe and Africa
  • To develop and support projects that support the international strategy
  • Drafting, reviewing, amending and negotiating commercial contracts
  • Drafting, reviewing, amending and implementing company policies and procedures.
  • Researching and advising on legal business compliance to ensure Kumon Europe and Africa meets requirements in the international expansion countries and Germany.
  • Being the point of contact for the business where any legal questions and issues arise, providing sound commercial advice in line with the requirements of Kumon Europe and Africa.
  • Being Deputy Designated Safeguarding Officer and supporting the development and implementation of Child Protection and Safeguarding policy and procedures.
  • Assisting with Health and Safety issues.
  • Travelling

The successful candidate must have:

  • Experience in drafting a variety of commercial contracts, including drafting without the use of precedents.
  • An interest in Child Protection and Safeguarding (training can be provided if necessary).
  • The ability to communicate positively and effectively with stakeholders at all levels.
  • A German Law Degree (or bachelor’s degree and the CPE or PGDL) and the LPC
  • Experience working in-house.

If you are interested in applying, please send a supporting cover letter and CV with your application. Please title you email - 'Application for Paralegal’

The closing date for this role is Friday 14th April 2017

Please note all applications must meet the minimum criteria in order to be guaranteed an interview.

The HR department cannot be held responsible for non-receipt of applications as a result of loss of email services.

Thank you.